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Gibson’s First Reissue Les Pauls

On the Road to ’59
 
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Gibson Les Paul Spotlight Special

Unlocking the Mystery
 

It was 1983, and Gibson was in the throes of its darkest days. Norlin Industries, Gibson’s parent company at the time, had incurred excessive debt, sales had fallen 30 percent the year before, and the Gibson name was for sale. By that summer, all of the large runs of Gibson models, including the Les Paul, […]

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Gibson Les Paul Spotlight Special

Unlocking the Mystery
 

It was 1983, and Gibson was in the throes of its darkest days. Norlin Industries, Gibson’s parent company at the time, had incurred excessive debt, sales had fallen 30 percent the year before, and the Gibson name was for sale. By that summer, all of the large runs of Gibson models, including the Les Paul, […]

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